Baking, Family Food

Sun-Dried Tomato & Pesto Soda Bread

I was asked recently by my Insta friend, @winni_1978 if I had ever made this bread.  While I have been making soda bread for years (see my recipe here) at that point in time, I hadn't made it using these ingredients.  Always liking to challenge myself, I set to finding a recipe for it and… Continue reading Sun-Dried Tomato & Pesto Soda Bread

Christmas

Chocolate, Fruit & Clementine Christmas Pudding

When I posted my recipe for Traditional Christmas Pudding a few days ago, I mentioned that there is another pudding which I always make at Christmas and so here it is!! ** I need to mention right at the start that the making of this pud starts 2 days before you are ready to cook… Continue reading Chocolate, Fruit & Clementine Christmas Pudding

Family Food

Crispy Fried Chicken (Easy Peasy!!)

A few weeks ago, I posted a recipe for my Sweet & Sour Chicken Fakeaway which many of you have made and even added your own little twists to! I'm always delighted when I get feedback on the recipes I post so please keep them coming. This is another one of those recipes which is… Continue reading Crispy Fried Chicken (Easy Peasy!!)

Lifestyle

My Favourite Cookery Books (Part 1)

There is nothing I like more than sitting down with a cup of tea and a cookbook.. I have such a weakness for them that whenever I'm in a book shop, I will be instantly drawn to them and have bought many a book just for the one recipe in it which has caught my… Continue reading My Favourite Cookery Books (Part 1)